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Emilio Butragueño

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Full nameEmilio Butragueño Santos
Date of birth22 July 1963(age 53)
Place of birthMadrid, Spain
Height1.68 m
Playing positionStriker

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Emilio Butragueño Santos (born 22 July 1963 in Madrid) is a retired Spanish footballer who played as a striker.

He was best known for his spell with Real Madrid. Nicknamed El Buitre (The Vulture), he was a member of the legendary Quinta del Buitre, along with Manolo Sanchís, Rafael Martín Vázquez, Míchel and Miguel Pardeza.

Butragueño amassed La Liga totals of 341 games and 123 goals for his main club, in 12 seasons, and represented the Spanish national team in two World Cups (being the second top scorer in the 1986 edition) and as many European Championships, scoring 26 international goals for his country, a record that stood for several years.

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